Questions tagged [legend]

The description of the types of features included in a map, usually displayed in the map layout.

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Getting lines across Legend symbol in ArcMap export to PDF?

I am encountering an issue with an item in the legend when I use a page size of 36x48 for exported PDFs. The item, a library symbol, appears to have lines going through it. It looks fine with smaller ...
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Adding legend for World Ocean Base map in ArcGIS Desktop?

I am using World Ocean Base as a background for a map I created in ArcGIS Desktop 10.6. I have been asked by a reviewer to include the meaning of the shading in the legend. I know the shading on the ...
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Problems with legend in DEM raster

This is a follow up question to this one: Addressing just the outermost cells in a raster? In this question you can find all the code and the data. To summarize: I have a DEM raster masked to the ...
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Keeping Styles when changing Legend entries

I have edited the styles for a categorised column that was originally set to random colour. Now I want to add another descriptor to the legend (from another column) using the Concatenate function, ...
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Multiple break levels in color legend

Please look at the color legend of the image: This image was plotted in ferret program, which has different breaks, like 0-3 with 0.5 interval, 3-9 with 3 interval, 9-10 with 1 interval, 10-20 with ...
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QGIS Legend from WMS

I use QGIS 3.4.5 and want to create a map from a WMS. The problem is the legend, which is created automatically from the WMS. The quality is very bad and the writing is barely legible. How can I ...
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Can't select/remove automatic legend in layout view

Every time I start a new map and go into layout view it automatically generates a legend, scale bar, and north arrow. I can select the scale bar and north arrow and remove them, but for some reason I ...
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ArcGIS Pro Key Numbering in Legend?

I'm creating a map layout. One of the layers is a point layer of villages, and because of the scale of the map and the clustering of the villages, I think the easiest way to provide the name of the ...
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Border Legend Same As Map Backgorund

How create legend border same as map background like in the image? I'm just can get the border white like the rest of legend frame. I'm trying in Arcmap and ArcGIS Pro.
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GeoServer legend fails when using Graphic Symbology

Using the graphic symbology to fill a polygon in GeoServer I can successfully display a polygon with a 'slash' overlay using the CSS below. { stroke: #999999; stroke-width: 0.5; fill: #...
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ArcGIS Online Custom Print - Printing Legend

I created a custom print service using ArcPy. It is hosted as GPServer on my test server. The print service uses a JSON configuration file to pull the data from the mxd. The JSON passed from the web ...
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Legend shows items not in visible extent

I have a layer which I have set the primary symbology to 'Unique Values'. I have then used an expression which combines the values from two fields: $feature.code + ' ' + $feature.name The code and ...
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Map size, change the language of the legend plus get rid of the islands

I was able to build this map with data from the Eurostat As I am working in Spanish, the legend should be in this language nevertheless, in the legend still appears two words in English (under and ...
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Can GDAL give the scale of a raster?

I have a GeoTIFF and I am trying to overlay a scale (miles or km) using GDAL. Is there a function in GDAL that will do this? I believe ArcPy has this functionality, but I am guessing GDAL does ...
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Copy legend from ArcMap A to ArcMap B with different scales and/or paper size?

I have a question for you and what is the best practice for me to copy the legend from another ArcMap A to ArcMap B. They are in the Layout View. it has different scale like in 1: 77,000 to 1:55,000 ...
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How to change Legend labels in ArcGIS

I am preparing layout in ArcGIS 10. I have duplicated data frame to have 2 images of the same area on single page. When I enter the legend, labels are in too small digits (24). I want it to bigger ...
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Print Service legend display null for polygon features

the print service of application works well, but after converting the map area to pdf , the legend shows null filled values for polygon features(as in figure for Build up area,Forest dense area). I ...
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Arcmap - add an image to a legend that is not part of layer symbology

I am making a simple map, showing store locations on a background. Each store brand is displayed with an image (a coloured square with a letter e.g. Aldi might be a blue square with the letter "A" ...
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QGIS Server: how to get WMS GetLegendGraphic in HTML?

On MapServer you can get HTML content based legend graphic with WMS GetLegendGraphic. On QGIS we can have only PNGs. It would be nice to have the same behaviour on QGIS Server, with an HTML Template ...
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Apply and keep advanced labeling settings in ArcMap

I want to do a map in ArcMap and keep the labeling that I set in the layer properties for the map legend. Somehow, when i click 'apply' the values of the advanced labeling appear in the legend, but ...
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browser crashes when loading legends at startup

After much perusing for solutions, I've decided to post my problem as a question. I'm trying to load the legends that are built into the ArcGIS Service Layers I'm using. I'm loading about 7 Dynamic ...
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Why does QGIS 2.0 print composer not render the legend names?

I made a map using the print composer in QGIS 2.0. However, in the legend it does not display the name of all the items listed. I have updated the legend items, removed the items and added them again ...
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Creating Pie Chart in Legend with Varying Representations of Percentage using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to create a pie chart within a legend in ArcGIS that reflects differences in percentage (ie: male vs female). An example of what I want to create is below. How do I create something like this ...